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Thursday, September 14, 2006

Duke Case: Investigator B.W. Himan Sworn Statement

State of North Carolina
Durham County
In the General Court of Justice
Superior Court Division

Attachment for Application for Search Warrant [April 18, 2006]

In the Matter of: 610 N. Buchanan Blvd. Durham, NC 27701

I, Inv. B.W. Himan, being duly sworn depose and say that I am a Sworn Law Enforcement Officer in the State of North Carolina and have been employed by the Durham Police Department, Durham, NC since 2003.

The Criminal Investigations Division has the responsibility of follow-up investigations of crimes committed by adults and juveniles involving crimes against persons and property. The primary objectives of this Division are to provide both investigative and general support to other Divisions of the Durham Police Department in the accomplishment of establishing departmental goals and objectives. The Violent Crimes and Property Crimes Units are a part of the District 2 Criminal Investigations Division, dedicated to investigations matters of people within the city of Durham, NC concerning persons.

I have been assigned to the Criminal Investigations Division as an Investigator in District 2. I am primarily assigned the duty of investigating property related crimes. I have been involved in numerous investigations to include domestic violence assaults, robberies, sexual assaults, and homicide investigations. I have received specialized training in Law Enforcement throughout my career. I have attended the following classes related to law enforcement:

Interview and interrogation, Police Law Institute, Field Training Officers School, Street Drug Enforcement for Patrol Officers, and Child Death Investigation. These classes are in addition to hundreds of hours of In-Service Training with the Durham Police Department.

I respectfully request that the COURT issue a warrant to search the place, person, vehicles, and any other items or places described in this application; and to find and seize the property described in this application.


Search Warrant for R. Seligman dorm room - April 18, 2006 [wral.com]

The NY Times reported: Officer Himan, 27, was hired in 2002 and assigned to investigations last January.

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